Peruvian divers have found pre-Inca stairways, ramps and walls beneath the waters of Lake Titicaca, but experts say the discoveries were not eh remains of a legendary lost city.
The remains were found at a depth of between two and eight metres. Lake Titicaca is high in the Andes, at an altitude of 12,540 feet. As well as the algae-covered pre-Inca ruins, the divers also found a stone platform on which fragments of ceramics and bits of Ilama bones were recovered.
Everything suggests it was a place where offerings were made, a sacred site, said Villavicencio, an oceanic engineer and expedition member.